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    Gannon University's Office of Admissions assigns every prospective student an enrollment advisor based on your geographic location. Your enrollment advisor is your personal connection to Gannon, and is happy to answer your questions by phone, email, instant message or in person.

  • Tom Camillo

    Tom Camillo

    Title: Director, Undergraduate Admissions
    Phone: 814-871-7413
    Email: camillo001@gannon.edu

    Tom enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children. He also enjoys biking, hiking and kayaking as well as feeding the Office of Admissions and staff with the bounty from his garden.

    Emily Kleps

    Emily Kleps

    Area of focus

    Erie Diocesan Catholic High Schools

    Title: Associate Director
    Phone: 814-871-5818
    Email: kleps002@gannon.edu

    Emily is from St. Marys, PA, and is a graduate of Elk County Christian High School. Emily graduated from Gannon in 2001 with a B.A. in Advertising and in 2009 with a Master of Public Administration degree. She loves the Pittsburgh Steelers, dogs, camping and Mexican food. But above all else, she loves spending time and getting into mischief with her little man, Jackson.

    Julie Coppolo

    Julie Coppolo

    Area of focus

    Erie County, Dual Enrollment

    Title: Assistant Director
    Phone: 814-871-7410
    Email: coppolo002@gannon.edu

    Julie is a native of St. Mary's, PA, where she attended Elk County Catholic High School, and a 2005 graduate of Gannon University with a degree in Psychology. Julie is a loyal Pittsburgh Steelers fan whose interests include volleyball, running, and playing practical jokes on her Admissions co-workers.

    Mike Goebel

    Mike Goebel

    Area of focus

    Northwestern PA, Western States (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)

    Title: Enrollment Advisor
    Phone: 814-871-7513
    Email: goebel002@gannon.edu

    Mike is originally from Willoughby, Ohio where he attended Willoughby South High School. He has a Bachelor’s in Communication and a Master’s in Rehabilitative Science. Mike joined Gannon’s Admissions in February 2009. Prior to joining Admissions, Mike lived on campus and has several years experience working in Gannon University’s Office of Student Living. As a former mascot, he loves college sports and traveling. Mike enjoys country music and anything Disney.

    Lauren Whittaker

    Lauren Kraynik

    Area of focus

    Southwestern Pennsylvania, Midwestern States (Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas & Wisconsin)

    Title: Enrollment Advisor
    Phone: 814-871-7411
    Email: kraynik001@gannon.edu

    Lauren is from Cranberry Twp., PA and is a graduate of Seneca Valley Senior High School. Lauren graduated from Gannon in 2008 with a degree in business management. She loves spending time with family and friends and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the summer you will most likely find her poolside with a good book.

    Lauren Theisen

    Lauren Theisen

    Area of focus

    Transfers and Re-Admissions

    Title: Assistant Director, Center for Adult Learning
    Phone: 814-871-5563
    Email: theisen008@gannon.edu

    Miles Vida

    Miles Vida

    Area of focus

    Pittsburgh, Southeastern States (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Puerto Rico, & Virgin Islands)

    Title: Associate Director
    Phone: 814-871-5850
    Email: vida002@gannon.edu

    Miles is originally hails from the scenic town of Wakeman, Ohio.  He has a bachelor's degree in Communications/Mass Media from THE Ohio State University and has recently completed his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Gannon University.  Miles is a member of several higher education professional organizations and spends his free time watching TV and playing volleyball.

    Jennie Morgan-Velez

    Jennie Velez-Harris

    Area of focus

    Ohio, Atlantic States (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, West VIrginia & Washington, D.C.)

    Title: Enrollment Advisor
    Phone: 814-871-7409
    Email: velezhar001@gannon.edu

    Originally from Ohio, Jennie graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Political Science. Before coming to Gannon, Jennie worked for Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell. Jennie's interests include writing, dancing, motivational speaking, and spending time with family and friends.

    Pat Washington

    Pat Washington

    Area of focus

    New York

    Title: Enrollment Advisor
    Phone: 814-871-7751
    Email: washingt001@gannon.edu

    Pat is originally from Buffalo, NY where he attended high school at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. He was a student at Gannon where he played basketball and studied business. Pat graduated in 2009 with a degree in business administration. His hobbies include playing basketball, watching sports, playing video games, watching sunsets and hanging with his friends.